Art Forms Of Judaism, Christianity, And Islam Essay

1960 Words Oct 31st, 2015 null Page
In week five, in the class of Introduction to Humanities there was information that was presented to us by The Creative Impulse about the art forms of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. I knew for our class discussion that there needed to be a picture of Islamic art, so that we could discuss the art of that period. Consequently, I went to the Arab American National Museum for some examples of Islamic art that I could photograph. The museum is only open Wednesday thru Saturday and is closed for the holidays of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. Despite the limitation of the days, there were several staff and patrons of the museum. The outside of the building belies how wonderfully big the museum is and the amazing colors of the floors. The front of the museum looks rather modern with just a hint of Islamic Temple art in the middle of the building, and you can see a white colored dome with what looks to be towards the middle of the building. The windows display pieces of clothing that an Islamic woman would wear called Abaya, Jilbab, and the Hijab. Additionally, there were pieces of pottery in various blues and greens. I just thought the tour would take me an hour or two at the most, but I was in for a surprise once I started.
Walking in there is the front receptionist desk who checks you in and gives you a map of the museum. To your right is the gift shops were you could purchase the Hijabs, pottery, and copies of art that is available for sale. I informed the…

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